Rowbottom: Why Nike’s New Marathon Project Could End Up Breaking More Than 2

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The two-hour barrier for the marathon race has the same kind of mystique about it as did the four-minute mile before Roger Bannister became...

Who Will be Crowned King of the Quarter-Mile—James, Merritt, Van Niekerk?

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For many track and field fans, the 400 meter dash is probably the most interesting and competitive race in Rio. Over the past two...

Mike Rowbottom: No ‘Fiddle-Diddling’ for Ed Whitlock, the 85-Year-Old Marathon Wunderkind

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If Ed Whitlock can carry on as he is for another 15 years, he will become the fastest 100-year-old marathon runner in history.It's a...

Bolt Clocks 9.98 in Ostrava but “Showdown” with Eaton Frustrated as Decathlete Suffers Injury

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Usain Bolt produced his first sub-10 second 100 metres of the Olympic season as he clocked 9.98 to win the Golden Spike meeting in...

Mutai, Jeptoo ensure Kenyan sweep at New York City Marathon

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Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and his compatriot Priscah Jeptoo won the men's and women's races at the New York City Marathon today to ensure...

Chicago Marathon had Estimated $277 Million Economic Impact on City in 2015

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An economic impact study has found the Bank of America Chicago Marathon provided over a quarter of a billion dollar boost to the city...

Kiprop breaks course record to earn women’s Tokyo Marathon title as overall champions are...

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Kenya’s Helah Kiprop broke the women’s Tokyo Marathon course record by nearly a minute to claim her first major title over the distance. The 30-year-old...

Ethiopians Hayle and Baysa storm to Boston Marathon success

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Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the Boston Marathon today - leading home an Ethiopian 1-2-3 to triumph in the men's race. The 21-year-old clocked a time...

Sir Roger Bannister Dies at Age 88

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Britain's Sir Roger Bannister, the first athlete to run a sub-four minute mile, has died at the age of 88. A statement released on behalf...

Marathon Founded by Academy Founding President to Celebrate 50th Running

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United States Sports Academy | One of the nation’s longest running marathons, founded by United States Sports Academy Founding President Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, will...

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